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Anton Wilhelm Amo

Anton Wilhelm Amo or Anthony William Amo was an African philosopher originally from what is now Ghana. Amo was a professor at the universities of Halle and Jena in Germany after studying there. Brought to Germany by the Dutch West India Company in 1707 as a child-slave, and given as a gift to Dukes August Wilhelm and Ludwig Rudolf von Wolfenbüttel, he was treated as a member of the family by their father Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. Amo was... Read More

Bornc. 1703
Axim
Diedc. 1759
Other namesAntonius Guilelmus Amo Afer
EraContemporary philosophy
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